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Information Systems and Decision Sciences (ISM)

Course Descriptions - Faculty - Printable Degree Requirements

The Management Information Systems (MIS) major provides the skills and knowledge necessary for information systems development and support positions in both business and non-business organizations.

Requirements for the B.A./B.S. Degree: Within the 120-semester-hour program listed in the General Requirements section, students must complete a set of 6 required MIS courses and 2 approved MIS electives. MIS majors must earn a C or higher (not C-) in the six required MIS courses and must have a 2.0 or higher GPA in the major; they can use grade forgiveness for only one upper-level MIS course. At least 15 hours must be taken in residence at USF.

Required MIS Courses:
  ISM 3232 Business Application Development* 3
  ISM 3113 Systems Analysis and Design* 3
  ISM 4212 Database Administration 3
  ISM 4220 Business Data Communications 3
  ISM 4300 Managing Information Resources 3

One of the following:
  ISM 4234 Object Oriented Design and Development (C++)  
  ISM 4141 Web Application Development (Java) 3
  Plus Approved MIS Electives**   6
  Total Hours Required for B.A./B.S. Degree 24

*ISM 3232 (Business Application Development) must be taken before, or concurrently with, ISM 3113 (Systems Analysis and Design), which is a prerequisite for all other required MIS courses.

**No more than three hours of ISM 4950 can be counted as MIS electives. (ISM 4905 will not count as an MIS elective.)

Requirements for a Minor in MIS (for Business majors only): Students majoring in Business Administration may minor in MIS. The requirements are
1. ISM 3232 Business Application Development 3
  ISM 3113 Systems Analysis and Design (PR/CR ISM 3232) 3
  ISM 4212 Database Administration 3
  Approved MIS Elective   3
  Total MIS hours 12
2. A grade point average of 2.0 or better must be achieved in the minor course work at USF and in all minor courses completed at other institutions.
3. At least 9 hours of the required 12 credit hours must be taken in residence at USF.


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